The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 59 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.12% 1.22% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% 17.14% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 9
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £323 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £418 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
105 35 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.38% 7.10% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 16 68
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
St Albans - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) BDD
4 11 (52.38%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) UNIX
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Subversion
5 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
6 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 9 (42.86%) Apache
6 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 9 (42.86%) MySQL
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) JUnit
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (33.33%) JDBC
8 7 (33.33%) JSP
8 7 (33.33%) SOAP
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) Ant

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) Apache
1 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.52%) lighttpd
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VRRP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Subversion
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
1 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (38.10%) JUnit
4 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 7 (33.33%) IntelliJ
4 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 7 (33.33%) Ant
4 7 (33.33%) Mockito
5 6 (28.57%) Hudson
5 6 (28.57%) Capybara
5 6 (28.57%) RSpec
5 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 6 (28.57%) WATIR
6 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (4.76%) TestNG
7 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Portal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) JDBC
2 7 (33.33%) JSP
2 7 (33.33%) SOAP
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) Ajax
2 7 (33.33%) JSON
2 7 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) BDD
4 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.76%) CRM
9 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center